English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 1-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Jay and Wally _______________ the bars downtown, but they didn't meet anyone interesting.
2. The _______________ in property values has meant that housing sales are going up as prices go down.
3. Conversations have a normal speed, and people are sometimes impatient of long _______________ made by second language learners.
4. The crowning of the young king was _______________ by more than a million people around the world.
5. There was an _______________ of a human body drawn in chalk on the sidewalk where the murder took place.
6. The planet Jupiter is _______________ to a family of at least 16 moons.
7. People around the world have _______________ their communist regimes and embraced democracy.
8. He spent the afternoon _______________ posters announcing the concert on walls and utility poles around town.
9. As we got nearer the demonstration, we could hear the _______________ calling for an end to the war.
10. The ship was _______________ about like a small toy by the huge waves.
11. You'd better study hard for the final test. You _______________ failing the course if you don't do well on it.
12. Do you know what the final _______________ was in the football match? It was 1-0 when we left.
13. It is important for all people to have _______________ to quality medical care.
14. All the models were walking around with this forced, fake _______________ on their face during the fashion show.
15. There is a delicious cheese _______________ for the vegetables if you want.
16. According to manufacturers, the average lifespan of a basketball used in professional basketball is 10,000 _______________.